11th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

See below for official categories. Entries close and voting ends on February 21st, 2019 at 11:59pm ET.

Brands & Organizations

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

Rupi Kaur

Finalist in Literature

About Rupi Kaur

Author, spoken word performer and “poetess” Rupi Kaur is shining a light on life’s hidden sweetnesses. The Indian-Canadian bestselling author of collections Milk and Honey and The Sun and Her Flowers is considered a new-generation “instapoet,” with a millenial-appealing and socially-built celebrity 3M+ followers. Her timely themes embracing taboo femininity, racism, mental health, and coming-of-age revelations couple with her feed of glamour selfies, bringing modern media to the classic art. Between a 2018 tour and spoken word performances across social media, Rupi influences through art and empowering determination.

Rupi Kaur's best work on social

About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, and the rest of the social web.

The 11th annual shorty awards will be held may 5, 2019 in nyc.